NORMAN P. CLEMENT (1924, Bulk Freighter)
Identification
Year of Build:
1924
Official Number:
146255
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cowes, United Kingdom
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Hull Number:
1904
Builder Name:
J.S. White & Co Ltd
Original Owner:
Eastern Steamship Co. Ltd
Power
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple expansion 16'-27"-44"; 30" stroke
# Boilers:
2 Scotch 13' 8" x 10' 9"
Propulsion Notes:
1090 hp; engine and boilers built by vessel builder, 1924
Dimensions
Length:
253'
Beam:
43.1'
Depth:
20'
Tonnage (gross):
1729
Tonnage (net):
1112
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Christian Island, Georgian Bay
Date:
23 Oct 1968
Final Depth:
350'
How:
Scuttled
Notes:
Grounded October 7, 1968 at Britt, ONT; refloated and taken to Collingwood, ONT for repairs; tanks exploded there on October 16, 11 injured.
History

1924 Owned Easter Steamship Co Ltd (Boland & Cornelius)

1936 Owned Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co Ltd

1962 Owned Chembarge Ltd

1968 Grounded and scuttled (see final notes)

Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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NORMAN P. CLEMENT (1924, Bulk Freighter)